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91% of Children Who Drown in the U.S. are Children with Autism, Children with Autism May Run Back into Their Home Even if the House is Burning Down & 49% of Children with Autism Wander from a Safe Environment
Autism Society of Central Texas, Williamson County EMS, Round Rock Fire Dept. and Round Rock Police Dept. Team Up to Release an Autism Training Video for Law Enforcement and First Responders During Autism Awareness Month
WHAT: The Autism Society of Central Texas today is releasing a ground breaking training video that is going to be provided for free to educate law enforcement officers and first responders about the signs to look for when encountering a person with autism. The video features local teens and young adults with autism as they interact with police officers, EMS workers and firefighters.
WHO: Suzanne Potts, Exec. Director of the Autism Society of Central Texas
Dan Cohen, Captain, Clinical Practice, Williamson County EMS
Capt. John Collins, Round Rock Fire Dept.
Round Rock Police Chief Allen Banks
Precinct One Commissioner Lisa Birkman
Rep. Larry Gonzales, District 52 (pending)
WHEN: Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 at 1 p.m.
WHERE: Medic 11 – Williamson Co. EMS
1781 E Old Settlers Blvd
Round Rock, Texas 78664